The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Life Science in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Life Science over the 3 months to 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Life Sciences
Rank 105 92 87
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -5
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 2 10 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.14% 0.75% 0.85%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.41% 2.09% 2.27%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 11
Average salary - £25,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -6.66%
Life Science
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Miscellaneous Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
485 479 484
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 34.40% 35.83% 37.58%
Number of salaries quoted 412 381 441
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Life Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Life Science across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Life Science Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Life Science
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Life Science across the Wales region.

Life Science Salary Trend in Wales

Life Science
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Life Science within the Wales region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales - 2 - -
Life Science
UK

Life Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the Wales region citing Life Science also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Life Science.

1 6 (60.00%) C++
1 6 (60.00%) Linux
1 6 (60.00%) SDLC
2 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (40.00%) Zend
2 4 (40.00%) Zend Framework
2 4 (40.00%) Validation
2 4 (40.00%) Automated Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Systems Analysis
2 4 (40.00%) OO
2 4 (40.00%) Web Services
2 4 (40.00%) UNIX
2 4 (40.00%) PHP
2 4 (40.00%) MySQL
2 4 (40.00%) Sybase
3 2 (20.00%) C#
3 2 (20.00%) Windows
3 2 (20.00%) Python
3 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (20.00%) STL
3 2 (20.00%) SQL
3 2 (20.00%) Java
3 2 (20.00%) Degree
3 2 (20.00%) JSON
3 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (20.00%) Scrum
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 2 (20.00%) MongoDB

Life Science
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the Wales region citing Life Science also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Life Science. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) MySQL
2 2 (20.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) Web Services
1 4 (40.00%) Zend Framework
2 2 (20.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 2 (20.00%) REST
2 2 (20.00%) JSON
2 2 (20.00%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Linux
2 4 (40.00%) UNIX
3 2 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) SDLC
2 4 (40.00%) OO
2 4 (40.00%) Validation
2 4 (40.00%) Automated Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Build Automation
3 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (20.00%) Scrum
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) C++
2 4 (40.00%) PHP
3 2 (20.00%) SQL
3 2 (20.00%) Python
3 2 (20.00%) Java
3 2 (20.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Sybase
1 4 (40.00%) Zend